Physics Classes

PH111 General Physics I. 4 hours (3 lecture/2 lab hours). A survey of physics including an introduction to mechanics, thermodynamics, fluids, wave characteristics, and sound. Fall.

PH112 General Physics II. 4 hours (3 lecture/2 lab hours). A survey of physics including an introduction to electricity, wave characteristics, optics and nuclear structure. Prerequisite: PH111 or instructor's permission. Spring.

PH205 Calculus Physics I. 5 hours (4 lecture/2 lab hours). A unified survey of physics including an introduction to mechanics, thermodynamics, fluids and acoustics. This course is presented at the mathematical level of calculus. Prerequisite: Completion of/or concurrent enrollment in MA118. Fall.

PH206 Calculus Physics II. 5 hours (4 lecture/2 lab hours). A unified survey of physics including an introduction to electricity, optics and modern physics topics, field phenomena and the properties of matter. This course is presented at the mathematical level of calculus. Prerequisite: PH205 and completion of/or concurrent enrollment in MA118. Spring.

PH307 Modern Physics. 3 hours. A study of relativity, atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particles and field theory. Prerequisite: PH112 or PH206.   Alternating Falls.

PH322 Scientific Instrumentation. 4 hours (3 lecture/3 lab hours). An introduction to modern electronics, optical instrumentation, and other scientific instrumentation including computer-based equipment. Cross-listed with CH322. Prerequisite: PH112 or PH206. Odd-numbered Falls.

PH354 Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry. 4 hours (3 lecture/3 lab hours). State of matter, chemical thermodynamics, solutions, equilibria, phase rule, and electrochemistry. Cross-listed with CH354. Prerequisites: CH114, MA209 and PH206, or instructor's permission. Even-numbered Falls.

PH355 Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics. 4 hours (3 lecture/3 lab hours). Topics include quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, group theory and solid state. Cross-listed with CH355. Prerequisites: CH114, MA209 and PH206, or instructor's permission. Fall

 
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